The ‘Nation’s Little Sister’ Park Shin Hye is back in the news. Just weeks after the actress announced her pregnancy, the news of her wedding followed soon after. As Park Shin Hye got married just a few days ago, people all over the world have been wanting to know about the actress’ career and net worth. The actress just starting her 30s has been in the public eye ever since the beginning of her youth. She’s been a part of some of the globally hit shows alongside some amazing actors. Park Shin Hye has been one of the best South Korean actresses out there.
On the way to hitting the milestone of two decades in the industry, Park Shin Hye has come a long way. From wanting to become a police officer to actually becoming an actor, she has had a journey of her own. Staring her career from a music video, Shin Hye went on to get proper training in performing arts. And only after her supporting role in the 2003 k-drama “Stairway to Heaven”, did the actress bag some more supporting roles. The 2006 k-drama “Tree of Heaven” gave her the big break she deserved. Making her one of the actresses with the most successful movies and k-dramas.
From An Officer To An Actress; Here’s Park Shin Hye’s Story
Appearing in an episode of the variety show ‘Knowing Bros’, Park Shin Hye revealed that she actually wanted to be a police officer. Her decision of becoming an officer came after her house was robbed once when she was in first grade. As it was a huge shock for her as a child, the actress dreamt to work as a civil server until elementary school. But after auditioning for Lee Seung Hwan’s music video in high school, Shin Hye decided to become an actor. Even though she failed the initial audition, the actress was later contacted to play the part. Her parents being supportive of her career choices, moved all the way to Seoul despite being financially unstable. Life in Seoul wasn’t easy for them. From driving a cab to working in sales and insurance companies, her parents worked all jobs to make their daughter’s dreams true.
While her early work was average in South Korea, Shin Hye became a huge name in Japan. But after her 2010 film “Cyrano Agency” won her the Baeksang Arts Awards. And her 2013 film “Miracle in Cell No. 7” became the fifth-highest grossing Korean film. The actress was in for a treat. Starring alongside Lee Min Ho in the global hit and one of the classics’ The Heirs’. Followed by her role in ‘Pinnochio’ alongside Lee Jong Suk, the actress gained popularity among Korean fans. Entering Forbes’ Most Powerful Celebrity list in 2015, the actress rose to 12th rank in 2017. She has also tried her hand at singing as the actress has sung the OST for some of her K-dramas. Some fans have even witnessed her singing during the fan meets.
What Is The Net Worth Of Park Shin Hye?
Estimating the net worth of Park Shin Hye, it falls around $8 million. She has also been named South Korea’s one of the highest-paid actresses in 20202. Other than her k-dramas and movies, the actress has bagged some endorsement deals from many big brands. She has worked with luxury brands like Prada, Roger Vivier, and Valentino. The actress also has two restaurant franchises under her parents’ names. Other than being an actress and influencer, Park Shin Hye is also a philanthropist.
The actress is known for donating to different charities and organizations. Other than making anonymous donations to the market vendors who were affected by the fire in Daegu. The actress also gave 100 million won (around P4.2 million) to support the Korea Food for the Hungry International Philanthropy Club. The profits of her fan meet are known to support children who suffer from malnutrition and protect abandoned animals in China.